There has certainly been a celebratory air around Pocklington Arts Centre (PAC) over the past few weeks – and no, it wasn’t due to the Royal Wedding, although it was of course incredibly heart-warming to see communities across the country come together to raise a glass to Meghan and Harry. No, there was a sense of celebration and achievement as the arts centre embarked on a really exciting new chapter in its (almost) 20-year history. PAC officially became one of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs), a significant achievement which means the venue will receive funding and support from the Arts Council over the next four years. Think of it as a big thumbs-up from the arts council who have recognised that PAC is getting it right when it comes to bringing arts to this corner of the world. It also means that they can employ me, as an audience development and marketing officer. On my first day in the job, just a few weeks ago, James Duffy (venue manager) and Janet Farmer (venue director) described my arrival as ‘like Christmas’, as they were now in a position to employ someone to help build on what has already been… Read full this story
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